Songspeak: Cris DuBois

Mondays @ 9:30 PM and Wednesdays @ 2:30 PM

Long time collaborator of Brad Paisley, Cris DuBois, talks about his experience working with top country musicians in Nashville. “We Danced”; “Mud On The Tires”; “Water” and most recently, “Beat This Summer” and “Southern Comfort Zone” are a few examples of the chop charting hits he’s written for Brad Paisley. “19 Somethin” started off as just a song about one decade. Cris DuBois takes you on a journey explaining the evolution of this song as well as others. In addition to Brad Paisley, Cris DuBois has also written hit songs for Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker and Josh Turner. He also provides advice for new songwriters trying to break into the business. He emphasizes the expectations for writing with an experienced performers and the advantages of working with an up and coming artists. You don’t want miss this episode.

Eat Well Be Happy: Grains

Eat Well Be Happy

Thursday, March 19th & April 2nd @ 8:00 AM
Wednesday, March 25th @ 6:30 PM

Take a trip back in time and learn about the different grains that we used before wheat flour became the cooking standard. Debra Stark with Roxanne Bispham explore cooking with split farrow, amaranth, black forbidden rice, teff and buckwheat kasha. Some of these are great alternatives for people with wheat allergies and vegetarians.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

HCTV has some special shows lined-up for St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday, March 17th.


Along the Blackstone: The Irish Influence

8:30 AM and 10:30 PM

This episode explores the long term cultural impact that the Irish Canal “strollers” brought to the Blackstone Valley with the building of the Blackstone Canal. Professors Jake Powers of Worcester State College and Scott Molloy of the University of Rhode Island take us on a totally Irish journey filled with great stories and great music from Pendragon as the show explores the stories of the Blackstone Valley’s first major immigrant group – the Irish.

Bake it Show: Artisan Chocolate and Irish Coffee

9:00 AM and 11:30 PM

Chef Eddy Van Damme shares his creations and expertise in the kitchen. On this episode learn how to make a mouth watering artisan chocolate that will surely entertain. What dessert is complete without a delicious drink to enjoy it with? Chef Eddy Van Damme also demonstrates how to make an Irish coffee.

March Science & Sci Fi Saturdays

Sci Fi Saturday

National Science Foundation

Saturday, March 14th @ 3:00 PM

Ever wonder what a snowflake looks like up close? In this video from the National Science Foundation you’ll hear from two scientists about their process for capturing these tiny flakes and see some of the amazing discoveries they found. Following that video, we have an extended look at the Consumer Electronic Show 2015 featuring several interviews of some of the creative projects people have been working on.

NewlyGreens: Good Life

Saturdays @ 3:30 PM and

This episode of NewlyGreens is all about pampering yourself. Sit back and take a sip of organic wine and treat yourself to a salon spa day. Owners, Pasquale Benasillo and Anthony Del’Aquila give a behind the scenes look of their Salon Rocks: Eco-Friendly Hair Salon. Sustainability is at the forefront of their design. Everything from using recycled building materials to high efficiency products.

Cosmic Cafe: Researching Hauntings and the Paranormal

Saturdays @ 5:00 PM

This month’s guest on Cosmic Cafe is Sommer Carter. For the past five years, Somemer has investigated haunting and paranormal events. On this episode, she discusses what is going on and why parenormal events have increased.

Fast Forward: Will McIntosh

Saturdays @ 6:30 PM

Live from Capclave Science Fiction Convention, Fast Forward interviews Hugo Award winning author, Will McIntosh. Short story, “Bridesicle,” was the origins for his novel “Love Minus Eighty.” Will McIntosh talks about the social issues that his characters face in both those works as well as his other short fiction and novels. Also on this episode, Colleen Cahill reviews the book, “Foxglove Summer,” by Ben Aaronovitch and Marianne Petrino talks about the anime series, Tiger & Bunny.

SVTAG: Pinshape Tech Start-up

Saturdays @ 7:00 PM and Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM

Silicon Valley Technology, Art, Green & Sustainability talk show interview Lucas Matheson CEO & Co-Founder of Pinshape. Is the latest in social media. Forget 2D, Pinshape is taking it to another dimension, 3D. Pinshape provides a forum for enthusiast and designer to share ideas. With Pinshape you can order 3D productions of your favorite objects. Executive Producer & Host, Heather Durham, sits down with the co-founder and talk about his company and his help he has received from venture capital company, 500 Startups.

Tomorrow Today: Episode 143

Mondays @ 11:00 AM, Fridays and Saturdays @ 7:30 PM
March 14th - March 27th

Its no debate, extreme weather is on the rise all over the world. This increase of frequency and intensity puts more people at risk. In regards to flooding, cities are becoming more pro-active to adapt to this changing climate. Also on this episode, the tole of a sedintary lifestyle is investigated. How much harm is their to ourselves when sitting and are there steps we can do to make it better? Researchers found inactivity can increase blood sugar levels that are equivalence to diabetic individuals. What are the minimal levels of activity that will help increase health

Sci-Fi Journal: March 2015

Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00 PM

Sci-Fi Journal for March 2015 live from TempleCon in Warwick, RI with hosts James Hinsey, Jay Kingston, Marc Morisseau and Calvin Watts III. Jay begins with Popcorn Previews with trailers for “Fantastic Four”, “District C-11″, “CHAPPiE”, and “Home”. Jay interviews artist and illustrator Andrew Cefalu. Calvin does Game Over with the latest in home video releases on DVD and Blu-Ray, and Calvin talks about the ACDC Pinball table, and Calvin is currently playing “Dying Light” and talks about the loss of Joystiq website. Calvin interviews TempleCon co-founder Grant Garvin about the arcade video games at TempleCon. James attempts to play the Shamisen Brothers video game. Marc does Toob News with the latest on what is coming up on Television. Marc interviews Adam of Broken Egg Games. James does Anime Daisuki with news in the world of Anime, and some upcoming conventions. James shot footage of TempleCon’s opening with Madam Ximon and Grant Garvin, and Aurelio Voltaire performed for TempleCon goers on Thursday evening. Toys, Props, and Collectibles left over from the February show is here. We close the show with a Thank you to TempleCon.

Bake It: Flour-less chocolate raspberry cake

Bake it with Eddy Van Damme

Monday, March 9th @ 9:00 AM
Thursday, March 12th & March 26th @ 8:00 AM
Wednesday, March 18th & April 1st @ 6:30 PM

Learn how to create a flour-less cake that everyone can enjoy. Chef Eddy Van Damme will show you how to create a delicious sweet chocolate cake perfectly balanced with a nice homemade tart raspberry filling.  He also gives some helpful tips and background on what is the best utensil and pot to make the filling which can also be used to accompany a scone or toast in the morning.

Financial Fridays

From money management to business tips and how to get a job, HCTV has the right show for you daytime on Fridays.

Skills to Pay the Bills: Business Banking

Fridays @ 11:00 AM and Wednesday @ 2:00 PM

Business banking is an art form. Learn the correct mechanics on how to work successfully with your banker. Speical guests, Don Moragne and Simeon Harris of SunTrust Bank, offer their expertise on this episode.

Money Matters: Asset Management

Fridays & Wednesdays @ 11:30 AM

Pat Welde and Patricia Dunn both of Merrill Lynch talk to Mike Dever of Brandywine Asset Management about investing wisely in a variety of asset classes.

Get a Job Show: Episode 4

Fridays @ 1:00 PM and Thursdays @ 2:00 PM

Consultant Rick Gillis continues his series of programs designed to help job seekers with their careers. Guests on this episode include Author Patricia Jackson and Jill Silman, Vice President of Meador Staffing Services.

The Language of Business: Communication

Fridays @ 2:30 PM and Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM

Business communication can take many forms. A chat with a client. A pitch to venture capitalists. A presentation from employee to boss. How do you put your best foot forward? How about if this communication is taking place over international borders? These are some of the issues explored as Greg Stoller speaks with four experts in communication.

Let the Countdown Begin to Season 2 of Frameworks

Season two of Frameworks premieres this Sunday, March 8th! At 5 PM tune in for a very special live premiere event with host, Dylan Brockway. At 6 PM, watch the Season 2 premiere encore. Catch up on last season’s episodes all week long and on Sunday with a Frameworks season one marathon beginning @ 1:30 PM.



Monday, March 2nd @ 3:3O PM and Sunday, March 8th @ 1:30 PM

Featuring musician, James Adelsberger, and photographer, Amanda Pham



Tuesday, March 3rd @ 11:30 PM and Sunday,  March 8th @ 2:00 PM

Featuring potter, Rebecca Biersack, and filmmaker, Samuel Kim



Wednesday, March 4th @ 10:30 AM and Sunday, March 8th @ 2:30 PM

Featuring Kimberly Joe, Figure Skater and Anna O’Hara, Ballet Dancer



Wednesday, March 4th @ 11:00 AM and Sunday, March 8th @ 3:00 PM

Featuring Lynn Goldstein, Pastel Artist and Alex Altobelli, Irish Dancer



Thursday, March 5th @ 11:30 AM and Sunday, March 8th @ 3:30 PM

Featuring Stacy Kafka, Expressive Arts Teacher at the Kilmer Center and John Gallagher, Comic Book Artist



Thursday, March 5th @ 11:30 PM and Sunday, March 8th @ 4:00 PM

Featuring Monica Zinn, Documentary Filmmaker and Kylie Carey, Cake Pop Artist


EPISODE 7: Herndon Festival Edition

Friday, March 6th @ 6:30 PM and Sunday, March 8th @ 4:30 PM

Featuring rock band, DNA and indie band, Noble Hunter



Friday, March 6th @ 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 8th @ 5:00 PM

Featuring Maddie Assel, singer and former American Idol contestant and Rachael Kim, artist and painter

Wicked Good Food: Chicken Picata, Chicken Parmesan & Pancake Chicken


Thursday @ 6:30 PM
Monday, March 2nd & March 30th @ 9:00 AM

On this episode, Chef Matt Williams is serving up three terrific chicken dishes you can make any night of the week. He demonstrates how to craft two popular Italian dishes, chicken picata and chicken Parmesan. His final chicken dish is an original recipe, Pancake chicken, which was actually born out of a happy accident. Even if things don’t turn out exactly as planned in the kitchen there still is a way to possibly turn it around.

New Program: Behind the Show

Sundays @ 8:00 PM and Tuesdays @ 10:30 PM

HCTV has a new original series called Behind the Show. In each episode, we interview creators, hosts and producers of programs that air on HCTV. On this episode, Herndon Live’s Casey Molina sits down with Gigi Smith, creator of Girls Talk TV.